Category: Motorsport

Motorsport enthusiasts rejoice! The GP is back on in Melbourne

Melbournians and motorsport enthusiasts alike are thrilled that the Australian Grand Prix 2022 is returning to Albert Park this week. KKI has extensive experience advising clients within the motorsport industry, and we’re no strangers to…

Sven Burchartz wins Litigation Partner of the Year Award

Sven Burchartz, Senior Partner of Kalus Kenny Intelex, has been recognised in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards as the winner of the Litigation award. These prestigious national awards recognise the accomplishments, innovation,…

How can sporting organisations preserve and protect their valuable brands?

The goodwill associated with a successful sports brand can be one of the most valuable commercial assets for sporting organisations.  It is essential that appropriate steps be taken to protect those brands, and to preserve…

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021. Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial…

Volkswagen makes costly mistake

Late last year, the Federal Court imposed a penalty of $125 million on Volkswagen AG for contravening the Australian Consumer Law.  This penalty was the highest penalty ever ordered by the Court for breaches of…

Vehicle history reports causing privacy issues for motor vehicle dealers

As a motor vehicle dealer, how should you manage personal information contained in a vehicle history report? If you operate a motor vehicle dealership, you may be asked by an existing or potential customer to…

The disruptive effect of COVID-19 on the sports industry

Late last year, Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley, confirmed that the Australian Open would go ahead in 2021, albeit with a delayed start and strict new COVID-Safe guidelines for players and staff. With play commencing…

Cricket Australia’s bitter legal battle with Channel 7

Cricket Australia, the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia, is currently embroiled in a bitter and public legal battle with Channel 7 (also known as Seven West Media), over changes to their…

Managing event risks

As this year’s Bathurst 1000 has been run and won and the AFL and Rugby finals completed, our Commercial and Sports Law team reflect on the management of event risks.  Sven Burchartz, a long-time motorsport…

New approach to sponsorship deals is ‘An act of God’

The recent widespread fallout between sponsors and sporting codes is forcing a rethink of how events, such as a global pandemic and government intervention, are dealt with in future commercial contracts. According to Australian sports…

The King of the Mountain – with a twist

This weekend will see a new king of the mountain crowned as the winner of the coveted Bathurst 1000. However, this year will be different. It will be done without the normal crowds due to…

Changes to the franchising code for motor vehicle dealerships

Do you operate a motor vehicle dealership? Here’s what you need to know about changes to the Franchising Code. Changes have been introduced to the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes – Franchising) Regulation 2014 (Franchising…